We don’t know if this is really info that belongs on our newsfeed, but we don’t care: our brave and fearless senior editor, Rachel Wenrick, did some of her best creative work last night: she gave birth to Luc Victor Taillandier at 3:37 a.m.
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Back in March, we mentioned Kevin Varrone’s upcoming app, a poem sequence about baseball, history, and Philadelphia. We are proud to announce that this Perch Pub veteran has successfully launched Box Score: An Autobiography, which is now available for download at the App Store. “Box Score is a completely free, easy-to-use app for anyone who loves baseball, […]
First Person Arts Grand Slam performance winner, Andrew Panebianco, came to Drexel yesterday to perform for and work with Drexel students. Needless to say, this self-proclaimed “half-forgetful, giant child” brought a lot of learning, and a lot of laughs. Proving his own assertion that “a story is an active performance,” Panebianco opened the afternoon by […]
First Person Arts Grand Slam performance winner, Andrew Panebianco will visit Drexel today, reading for two writing classes, as well as engaging the group of students in a mini story slam of their own. The goal is to not only give students to opportunity to listen to the works of a pro, but be able […]
Flowers aren’t the only things blooming in Philadelphia this month! Please join us on May 14 at 8 p.m. for a special reading at the Perch Pub by Hayden Saunier and Lynn Levin, honoring the release of Lynn’s latest book. No cover. Drink and food specials. We promise you’ll leave with a spring in your […]
Thursday night’s Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am at the Pen and Pencil Club gave us a glimpse (and taste) of Frank Messina’s ginormous baseballs, and saw many in the audience growing a pair of their own. Excuse us for our crudeness, but there’s something about this guy that just makes us feel ballsy. Maybe it […]
Frank Messina visited Drexel on Thursday, reading his material and giving advice to students on how to make it as a writer. Among his tidbits of wisdom? Use all of your senses when studying your subject matter: look at it, smell it, even taste it! We like this guy’s dedication! The group of Drexel students […]
Brittany MacLean, a pre-junior International Area Studies major and current PBQ intern, participated in University Research Day today, where she presented a project she did for PBQ as a Humanities Fellow last summer. The project was undertaken in anticipation of PBQ’s 40th birthday this spring, an effort to make sure the history of the magazine is […]
Tuesday’s reading at Perch Pub coincided with National Chinese Almond Cookie Day, and we were not without the sweet. As Kathy Volk Miller introduced Joanna Fuhrman, our first reader of the night, the crowd passed around a box of almond cookies, which KVM described as “thin as communion wafers.” A befitting description considering that by […]
Frank Messina will begin the night with a reading. Andrew Keller will then take the reins and host yet another unforgettable night. Enjoy this interactive, crazy-creative writing experience with us free of charge! We’ll bring the paper and pens; you bring your sharp minds and creativity!